Friday, July 22, 2016

Dare 2B Artzy Blog Hop New Release Blog Hop

Welcome to Dare 2B Artzy's New Release Blog Hop!!
Yup, you read that right!
D2BA recently released 17 new stamp sets! and 6 Dies!

We are so excited to share some fun projects with you, using some of the new stamps!!
Which is why we decided to have a blog hop!
Our theme:

You should have arrived here from Tonya's Blog blog!  If you haven't and would like to hop along with us, please go back to the Dare 2B Artzy Blog to start at the beginning!
Be sure to follow each blog and leave comments along the way for your chance at winning!  We will randomly choose a winner from one of the blogs, so the more you comment, the more chances you have to win!!

Blog Hop will end Sunday evening at 7:00pm Central.  We will then post a winner!!
So here is my take on our relaxation theme

To create this card I started by  matting a piece of embossed card stock onto my patterned paper.  I then stamped my greeting onto the patterned paper as used that base to matte the paper.  I created a banner using coordinating papers.  I added some jute and a bow.  I then stamped my sail boat using Dare 2B Artzy's Totally Blank Inkand colored it with a combination of Copic and Spectrum Noir Markers (Y21, DR3, BGR3, IB1, BGR1, TB5 and the blender).   

Then for extra fun I decided to stamp the envelope too!  Just remember to put a piece a paper inside the envelop when you are "coloring" it to catch the marker "bleed" !

Thanks for stopping by! 
Your next stop in the hop is Kel's blog! 
We hope you are inspired all along the way! 
Check out all D2BA's products here!
Happy Hopping!

Monday, July 18, 2016

Butterfly Garden

Hi Today I am sharing my take on today's sketch over at Turtle Soup!

Here is the original sketch which I will definitely be using again! Be sure to hop on over to the Turtle Soup Forum to play along!

Butterfly Garden

Hi Today I am sharing my take on today's sketch over at Turtle Soup!

Here is the original sketch which I will definitely be using again! Be sure to hop on over to the Turtle Soup Forum to play along!

Saturday, July 16, 2016

The Owl

HI there! today I am sharing my take on this week's Sketches in Thyme sketch! We took this pictures while visiting the national zoo!Hop on over to the Sketches in Thyme Blog to play along!

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Lake Side Adventure


 Hello!  Today I would like to share my layout that I created using Dare 2 B Artzy's brand new On the Dock Stamp set!  I was so excited to get my new stamps, I sat down and immediately did a bunch of sketches using the new sets! To create this layout I started by adding a background block using the Artzy Doodles paper. I then created a border strip by stamping the Lake Word block using the Paradise ink. I matted the stamped border using the coordinating Artzy Doodles paper. I added the photo mats to the background. I stamped the dock directly onto my layout, and stamped then fussy cut the oars.   Both of these were colored with a combination of Copic (YR04, BG45) and Spectrum Noir (TN3, TN5, IB5) Markers. I created the title block by stamping the words Lake and then I snuck in the "adventure" stamp from another brand new set called Live Love Lake! I hope you are inspired to use stamps on you layouts as well as cards!

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Felt Happy Birthday Greeting

Today I am sharing my take on this month's Kreaxions/Just Imagine DT challenge.   To create this card used my #906 punch with the C insert to create the corner notches,  I then added some doodling, a hand written greeting and some felt flowers to finish off the card.  

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Lift Your Spirits Tag

IMtag Hello!  Today I would love to share this Tag I created using Dare 2B Artzy Stamps! I started by adding Gesso to my tag.  I then stamped the Cloud from the Lift Your Spirits stamp set with Versamark and embossing with white embossing powder. I then used Tim Holtz Distress crayons ( Peeled paint, Picket Fence, Chipped Sapphire) to create create the background, blending with a baby wipe. I then stamped the tiny balloon from the Hot Air Balloon set, using Tim Holtz Markers to color my stamp. ( you can see that stamping over the crayons works but isn't perfect.) I matted my tag onto Dare 2B Artzy Papers and added a coordinating ribbon. I stamped the Large balloon from the Hot Air Balloon Set on a piece of white cardstock and die cut the image using the Dare 2B Artzy coordinating dies.  ( I used Archival Ink here since I was using the Distress Markers) After coloring the image with Tim Holtz Distress Markers, I added the balloon to my tag. I then stamped my sentiment using Dare 2B Artzy Premium Ink!

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Visiting the Lincoln Memorial

Today I am sharing my take on this week's sketch from Sketches in Thyme.  WE took a night tour of the monuments and had a blast!  Be sure to share your take on this sketch at the  Sketches in Thyme. blog for a chance to win a prize!